When it comes to your Fourth of July party, you want things simple. After all, you’ll probably be outdoors, it probably will be Texas hot (and that’s HOT!), and you may be by the pool and will want to enjoy lazing in it yourself.
In fact, just because you’re the party host or hostess doesn’t mean you have to work to make sure your guests have fun: you want to enjoy Independence Day, too.
The great thing about Tex Mex party food is that most of it can be made ahead of time, leaving you free to actually enjoy your own party!
Yet perhaps the best way to incorporate Tex Mex food with your Fourth of July celebration is to mix Tex Mex with that All-American favorite, the hot dog.
To make a Tex Mex hot dog, all you need are grilled and hot frankfurters, buns and lots and lot and lots of Tex Mex toppings.
Instead of the usual mustard, relish and ketchup, have on your hot dog toppings table the following:
- Cubed avocado
- Chopped tomatoes
- Black beans (maybe even white beans)
- Chopped cilantro
- Fresh corn kernels
- Chopped onions
As for the sauce, try drizzling Crema Agria Mexicana on the dogs (once they are snug in their buns with all their toppings). Made by Darigold, this topping is similar to sour cream, but offers up a spicy as well as salty taste, helping the flavor of your hot dog and its topping pop!
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